Blue Ridge Parkway group offers travel planner app

Associated Press Published: October 8, 2012
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ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A new free mobile app is available to travelers who want to plan a trip to the Blue Ridge Parkway and surrounding areas.

The Blue Ridge Parkway Association says the "Blue Ridge Parkway — Travel Planner" app includes information on lodging and camping, major hiking trails, historical information and visitor services.

The app also has GPS mapping capabilities.

It's available for the Android and iPhone platforms. It can be downloaded from the association's website at www.blueridgeparkway.org/mobileapp.


by The Oklahoman Editorial Board
The Oklahoman Editorial Board consists of Gary Pierson, President and CEO of The Oklahoma Publishing Company; Christopher P. Reen, president and publisher of The Oklahoman; Kelly Dyer Fry, editor and vice president of news; Christy Gaylord...
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